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Harrison Co. Board of Education meets to discuss "legal matter" involving Liberty HS Asst. Principal
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - The Harrison County Board of Education went into executive session Monday to discuss some unspecified legal matters involving the Liberty High School assistant principal who was placed on leave.
April 22, 1861: Protest Held at Harrison Co. Courthouse Over Virginia Seceding from Union
On April 22, 1861, some 1,200 protesters gathered at the Harrison County Courthouse in Clarksburg to vent their anger about Virginia seceding from the Union. Five days earlier, Virginia delegates had adopted an Ordinance of Secession, just days after the start of the Civil War.
Grandma's Diner ranked most iconic in all of West Virginia
CHARLES TOWN, W. Va. - MSN just ranked a small family owned diner in downtown Charles Town the most iconic diner in all of West Virginia. Grandma's Diner was built by an African-American landowner named Russell Roper in the mid-1960s and leased the restaurant to a local hometown favorite that many r
Name released of woman killed in West Virginia crash
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ)- Investigators released the name of a woman killed in a multiple vehicle crash in the Stepptown community of Wayne County on U.S. 52 Saturday. State police say a vehicle driven by Jennifer Clark drove into an oncoming lane and struck another vehicle traveling on U.S. 52 la
UPDATE: Officials to apply for rail trail design work
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Update: 6/7/2018 6:30 P.M. At Thursday's Wood County Commission meeting, Dominion Energy Resources presented a $5,000 check to the North Bend Rails to Trails Foundation.
This One Of A Kind Waterfall Park Is A True West Virginia Delight
Upon first glance, it’s pleasantly straightforward why this waterfall park in West Virginia is easily one of the best (and among the most hidden) waterfall parks in the Mountain State. Valley Falls is located along the Tygart River outside of Fairmont and features a set of never-ending cascading wat
West Virginia Ranked Among Worst for Domestic Violence
WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – The Women’s Resource Center said West Virginia is number 14 in the country when it comes to domestic violence homicides. The numbers average out to about two homicides across the state each month. Southern West Virginia alone has already had about half a dozen domestic violenc
2 Men Claim to be from Detroit after Purse Snatching at West Virginia Walmart
BARBOURSVILLE, W.VA. – Three people were arrested on Sunday April 21st, 2019, after a purse snatching incident at a Walmart in Barboursville. Two men allegedly stole a purse from a woman outside of Walmart. A Cabell County Sheriff’s deputy who was in the vicinity at the time tried to stop them. He c
Woman who stole more than $1K at Carlisle Barracks hit with new embezzlement charge in West Virginia
A woman who pleaded guilty last year to stealing $1,053 from the Root Hall Café at Carlisle Barracks is now accused of embezzling even more money from a homeowner’s association where she was the treasurer.
White Hall Town Council hosts second reading of ordinance increasing Municiple Sales and Use Tax; a
WHITE HALL, W.Va. - White Hall Town Council held a second reading of an ordinance Monday night to increase the Municipal Sales and Use Tax. The potential increase will be within the corporate limits of White Hall, that increase could rise from half a percent to a full one percent. Just last month, c
Cryser named president of Fairmont State Foundation
FAIRMONT – The fundraising arm of Fairmont State University has a new leader. Following a number of administrative positions at higher education institutions, Julie R. Cryser becomes the new president of Fairmont State Foundation.
Marion lawmaker Roman Prezioso appointed to state committee ahead of Special Session
FAIRMONT – At least one Marion County legislator will have a seat at the table in the run up to the April 30 Special Session called by Gov. Jim Justice. Sen. Roman Prezioso(D-Marion) was named Monday to the West Virginia Board of Education’s committee on school finance and funding.
Saturday’s shooting victim not killed
One person was shot but not killed in a shooting at Exotica Life Gentleman’s Club according to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department. The victim, whose name is not being released, was shot in an extremity and taken to J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle, Sheriff Perry Palmer said.
WVU offering some workers buyout options
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University will soon be offering some of its longtime employees an opportunity to voluntarily separate from the university at two separate exit dates.
Travis Tritt to perform at Robinson Grand in September
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Multi-platinum country artist Travis Tritt will be performing at the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center in September. The CMA and Grammy award-winning country singer will perform a solo acoustic set on Friday, September 27, 2019, at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and concess
Groups work on construction project for Brownton youth
BROWNTON, W.Va. - Volunteers teamed up to work on a building project for Earth Day in Barbour County on Monday. Community members worked together to finish a project that was started in September to build a "super seven multi sports arena" for the Brownton community.
The 200-Foot Buffet In West Virginia That Will Leave You Happy And Full
Oftentimes, looks can be deceiving – but that’s certainly not the case at this colossal 200-foot buffet found just off interstate 79 in Clarksburg. From the outside, the building is a sprawling huge structure, capable of holding the biggest of box stores. But you won’t find anything to shop for insi
Pennsylvania man arrested on drug charge in Monongalia County
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A Pennsylvania man was arrested in Monongalia County after troopers said they recovered crack cocaine, marijuana, crystal meth and pills during a traffic stop.
West Virginia grand jury indicts Strasburg man
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Over two days, 40 individuals were indicted by the April term of the Jefferson County grand jury, including a man charged with a fatal hit-and-run in February, according to the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
Physicians Get Addicted Too
Well past seven one evening in 1988, after the nurses and the office manager had gone home, as he prepared to see the last of his patients and return some phone calls, Dr. Lou Ortenzio stopped by the cupboard where the drug samples were kept.